Diploma of Interior Design & Decoration


  • Get qualified to work as an Interior Designer with a Diploma of Interior Design & Decoration (MSF50213)
  • Flexibility of studying on campus, online, or via blended learning
  • Delivered by the award-winning CATC Design School

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CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Recognised by the Design Institute of Australia.


Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.


NSW - Sydney

QLD - Brisbane

VIC - Melbourne


Course length
Full time: 1 year blended mode or online | Part time: 2 years blended mode or online
Study mode



Written & practical assignments, competency-based assessments
Start date

Six start dates per year.

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CATC Design School (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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The total cost varies depending on the payment option
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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Building theory
  • Problem-solving design
  • Presentation sketches
  • Colour theory
  • Construction technology and working drawings
  • Drafting and building practices
  • Visualising, presenting and documenting design solutions

Resources required:

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 
  • SketchUp 
  • Artlantis

The above software is available for free, as student versions. For more information about these requirements, speak to your SEEK Learning Consultant.

Course structure

14 units


  1. CAD Models & Documentation

  2. Colour & Lighting

  3. Commercial Design

  4. Construction & CAD

  5. Design drawing

  6. Design Process 2

  7. Design Process 3

  8. Furniture & Architectural Styles

  9. Graphic Communication

  10. Interior Built Environment

  11. Materials & Finishes

  12. Product knowledge

  13. Professional Practice

  14. Residential Decoration

Support and delivery

Studying with CATC Design School

When you study online with CATC Design School, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

If you study online, you’re welcome to visit your closest campus and meet with tutors for one-on-one assistance.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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